Daily Archives: December 18, 2015

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44 Brazilian contemporary artists take part in the itinerant exhibition “Imagine Brazil”

(Quebec, Canada) “In a certain way, Brazil is an imaginary country. It is a country of spectacular nature and magic, of ethnic and social diversity. In fact, it is not one country but multiple, variable, rich and overwhelming lands. There is thus no one way to sum up the nation or the country, and the same goes for its art scene”, affirm the curators Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Thierry Raspail.

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Last days | “I See, So I See So. Messages from Harry Smith”, group show with Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj

(Köln, Germany) Using Harry Smith’s life and work as its starting point, the exhibition presents artists and theorists working at the interface between visual art, film and anthropology. In their examinations of mediumism as a ritual, experimental and artistic practice each of them raise specific questions concerning media semantics, (exploring the politics of the aestheticisation, commodification and globalisation of ecstatic practices and their experimental appropriation and transformations through the means of art). – Não faz sentindo sem a ultima parte.

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